Alfred Vincent

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Celebrating Erotokritos Year 2019 (Part 3): So who was Vitsentzos Kornaros?

All he tells us, in the epilogue to Erotokritos, is that he was born and raised in Sitia, where he created Erotokritos, and was married in the capital, Candia. He …

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Celebrating Erotokritos Year 2019 (Part 2): Erotokritos in context

In Kornaros’ time the island of Crete, once part of the Byzantine Empire, had been a territory of the republic of Venice for about 400 years. Venice had acquired this …